Perception of Nursing Students towards their Profession in Morang District

Authors

  • Diksha Paudel Purbanchal University School of Health Science, Nepal https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8250-2677
  • Bhawana Bhandari Hope International College, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Sarita Khatiwada Purbanchal University School of Health Science, Nepal
  • Sunita Gurung College of Nursing Sciences, Gandaki Medical College, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jaar.v10i2.60201

Keywords:

Nursing, Perception, Profession, Student

Abstract

Background:Nursing is indeed considered a noble and essential profession in society because of the core value it promotes in its practice-which is the care of life. Nursing student’s perception towards the image of the nursing profession has an apparent impact on their self-concept, self-esteem, recruitment, retention, and performance. Thus, nurses who have positive professional images have good knowledge retention.

Methodology: A descriptive cross-sectional study were conducted among nursing students in Purbanchal University School of Health Sciences through self-administration question.  Data collection involved assessment of nursing student’s perception towards their profession through census method. Chi-square was done to examine associations between perception of profession and its factors.

Results: The 126 participants were included in this study; most of them 60.8% were studying in 1st year. This study mentioned that 51.6%had positive perception and found a significant relationship between perception and the age of the respondents. This suggests that the way respondents perceive the profession is influenced by their age.

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Published

2023-11-27

How to Cite

Paudel, D., Bhandari, B., Khatiwada, S., & Gurung, S. (2023). Perception of Nursing Students towards their Profession in Morang District. Journal of Advanced Academic Research, 10(2), 109–122. https://doi.org/10.3126/jaar.v10i2.60201

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